Sautéed Mizuna, Japanese Mustard Greens

Mizuna is a Japanese mustard green from the family Brassicaceae (species Brassica juncea var. japonica). The weird bitter taste that hits your taste buds after taking a couple of bites of the nicely seasoned mixed salad greens. Although it is odd at first, the flavor is pleasant once you pair the salad with a good seasoning (ex. a thousand island). Then you try to find the source of that remarkable flavor, and after some tries you find out what it is. Nope, not arugula. It is actually mizuna and there is a large group of people who have yet to knowingly experience this mustard green.

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E-Z Garlic and Pepper Sauce

Do you know many recipes for sauces exist in the world? Go ahead and google. 121 million search results! Although there will be plenty of repeated results, I am sure the number is still large. In the French cuisine, there are five mother sauces. Like anything else, the variations for the sauces are infinite as the quantity of ingredients change and a new one can be added to enhance the flavor. A good example is mother sauce Béchamel that gives birth to Mornay sauce.

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Cooking Basics Lesson V: Pepper(ish) Chronicles

Pepper is one of the most famous seasonings in the whole world. It is an ancient spice that is filled with stories as it is with pungency. A story of a prince who won the heart of his beloved one with a newly innovative spice. Or perhaps a story of a spice that helped an army win a battle. Amazing, the right word to describe if we heard stories like that today. Wouldn’t it be fun? 🙂 The pepper may have not had the impact in such stories, but I am sure it changed the culinary world.

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Quick & Delicious Dish: Oven Roasted Vegetables

Vegetables seem to have taken a toll of my life lately. Even my family thinks I am becoming vegetarian due to my newest food habits. I say I am just having a healthy dosage of food. There are plenty of benefits into becoming a vegetarian, if I wanted I would become one. Being a vegetarian for me just would not be the right fit. I can handle a few days eating vegetables, but I do like a nice piece of meat.

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5 Free Food Stock Photos Websites, No Lie

What is the first thing that caught your attention when you saw this post? Besides the tittle of the post, I am going to bet it was the nice photo. There is a reason why beautiful photos are a must in the industry of the blogs nowadays. If taking photos is one of the things you lack training or a task you have to improve (just like I do), then perhaps you should look into other options.

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Two-Step Yogurt Cake With Velvety Chocolate Ganache

There is only one thing greater than eating yogurt, incorporating it into a dessert or a dip. The latter is very nice for vegetables and grilled meat pieces, specially during summer time. At this time, basically everything refreshing is perfect for the occasion. Can you imagine eating a cold cucumber yogurt dip in the winter? Nope, not me.

First time I tried a yogurt dip was in a party in the USA. Most of the experiences I had around the first year I arrived in the USA were basically a culture shock. It is very common to find rissóis or croquetes in an Angolan party, regardless of its size.

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Preparing A Mouthwatering Duck Rice

Rice is one of the most famous staple food around the world. It is the perfect side dish for almost all of the dishes you could think of. Imagine you have grilled chicken. You can pair it with any type of rice, but I would go with a rice salad.

The salad is a great side dish packing herbs, spices and sauces. There are other numerous rice dishes that would go great with just about any dish, but rice is can be more than just a side dish and this duck rice is here to prove it is true.

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Easy Cloud (Sunny-Side Up) Eggs

There are so many delicious recipes in the world that it gets hard to get into a diet. It is even harder to find a healthier and delicious version for them, which frustrates me sometimes. One thing I really enjoy, and I am unafraid of saying is Sunny-Side Up Eggs. I love them fried in olive oil with plenty of pepper. Just look at the photo below, does it not look delicious? Yes, it does. However it is a bit unhealthy to be eating greasy food the whole time so I needed to find a better version. Since the search is endless, I finally came across an interesting version for a sunny side up eggs.

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